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Lipoprotein analyses were performed on serum samples from nine hemodialyzed children, 8 to 18 years old, and from nine pair-matched control children. Cholesterol was measured by gas-liquid chromatography in lipoprotein fractions separated by polyacrylamide gel electrophoresis. Total serum triglycerides and cholesterol levels were higher in the hemodialyzed(More)
Fifty-nine children with end stage renal disease treated by hemodialysis or renal transplantation have been assessed for linear growth. Mean follow-up duration of study was 6 years (0.25 to 15.5 yr). At the beginning of hemodialysis, the mean growth delay was 2 SD. Every year, prepubertal children were affected by a growth delay of 0.50 SD whereas pubertal(More)
Among mumps complications, encephalitis is the most frequent. Involvement of the basal ganglia has been previously reported associated to some other encephalic lesions. In one case, changes were confined to basal ganglia and occurred at the 10th day of evolution of mumps. Clinically a bilateral extrapyramidal syndrome was present without other neurological(More)
In the so-called "cat-eye" syndrome are associated the following malformations: coloboma iridis, anal atresia, pre-auricular fistullae with an extra 47th chromosome of the G group type. About twenty cases have already been reported. Some are familial cases and some have the complete phenotype but without the extra chromosome. Even if the structure of the(More)
Twenty five of the 75 patients having been given human growth hormone in the Pediatric Nancy Endocrinological Division have reach final adult height. All have been treated the same way, 10 boys and 4 girls were diagnosed as isolated deficit, 7 boys and 4 girls as combined deficit. The physical, sexual, radiological, intellectual, professional and(More)